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I have been out of work for 4 months. I am 52 years old and have 20 years of customer service experience and 14 years in office management. Why, at my age, is it so hard to find a job?

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What’s mandatory benefits for you?

Mine is PTO and a decent 401k match.

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Does anyone have any connections at Target?

Hi ladies!
I’m interviewing next week for a Sr Account Manager role @ a digital mkt agency.
The interviewer asked me to send in my salary expectation before we talk. This is a little bit challenging to me. Talk numbers. … more

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Raise your hand if you’ve been passed up for a travel shoot because you have a baby at home 🙋‍♀️

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Any moms in here that are NY-based. I want to hear about your experience. I’m wondering if I should move my family. 🙃🙃

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I’m working with a woman who isn’t my boss but witnessed her treating other teammates like garbage (yelling, telling them they’re not doing enough, minimizing legit concerns). When/how do I step in?

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Anyone leave the industry for a few years to stay at home and then come back ? I’m curious about your experience. Would you do it again, if you had to do it over?

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I want to create a women's leadership summit for women agency clients. What would be a good theme for the content? "Leadership" is so vague and overdone. I want something fresh and impac… more

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Has anyone been able to pull off working part time? Or know anyone who does? I would love to hear about what that looks like for you. Is it really part time or same work for less money? Thanks!

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How long after returning from a 12 week maternity leave did you feel fully back engaged at work? I feel like I'm starting as a brand new employee with all that changed/ happened since I left and.… more

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I wanna stay in this biz but where are my role models... are there any women over 50?

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Great quote form Mimi Slater of @cosbar on motherhood and work: “I don’t think my career path has changed because I became a mother. But, I think my approach to work has changed for the better. I didn… more

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Just looking for validation. Job is getting really pathetic but basically staying because I’m pregnant.

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I’m an ongoing close to full time consultant with one organization and during a conversation on my most current work with the company (all very positive feedback) and my future projection, my boss/fou… more

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I’m interviewing for full time gigs while pregnant. How much should I try to hide it until I at least get through a few rounds? Should I tell HM before getting the offer or after? Such a tricky, hones… more

Just being honest. I’m fucking over working while being pregnant.

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Boston 🤘

For moms out there - would you mention motherhood on your resume? I have a "outside of work" sidebar on my resume where it mentions my interest and I have "mom" listed there - help… more

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Any women in here successfully negotiated for an extended mat leave? My agency gives the standard 12weeks and I'm hoping for more but it's not the norm here. I'm feeling frustrated in adva… more

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NYC

LA hopefully NYC soon

Awesome, now can we all reply in thread on the original post? 😉

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Philadelphia!

Boston

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Chicago

Good mix of ladies from all over!

Paris ✌️

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Chicago

LA

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Chicago!

NYC

Boston / Providence.

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Chicaaaaaaago

Toronto! But don't call it "the 6ix" 😒

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Detroit up here!

NYC here

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